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Algebra Pre-Test

GMAT-LLYN7C

For his Algebra I class, Mr. Johnson administered a 30-minute pre-assessment of 100 math facts questions. The results indicate that none of his students are proficient. Mr. Johnson concludes that the pre-algebra teacher did not do his job.

Which of the following is the flaw in Mr. Johnson's reasoning?

A

Thirty minutes is not enough time to complete 100 questions.

B

Students in previous math classes learned how to answer math facts problems with the use of the calculator.

C

Students entering pre-algebra may have been two or more years below proficient at the beginning of that school year.

D

Algebra I students need calculators to solve math facts problems.

E

Math facts are to be internalized during elementary school without the use of calculators.